Severe thunderstorm watch issued


Connecticut is under a severe thunderstorm watch until 10 p.m.

To follow the line of storms on radar click here,

The National Weather Service says the primary threats include:

Damaging wind gusts of 70 mph possible

Several large hail events to 1 inch in diameter possible.

“A severe thunderstorm watch means conditions are favorable for severe thunderstorms in and close to the watch area,” the NWS says. “Persons in these areas should be on the lookout for threatening weather conditions and listen for later statements and possible warnings.”

In addition, Fairfield County is under a flood advisory until 2:30 p..m.

For a forecast discussion, click here.



Jim Shay